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Western Blot For Htlv And Hiv 1

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Indeterminate HIV Western Blot Test

Dr. Frascino:I tested positive about 10 years ago when I was treated for non-pcp pneumonia. At that time I do not know if a western blot test was performed or not. However, I do know that I had a detectable viral load and a low t-cell count. at...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...HIV specialist will be able to review your old medical records and comment in more detail. As for your current indeterminate Western Blot, this is not an uncommon occurrence and most likely due to a testing or laboratory problem. Again I... Read more »

Dr Robert is an Hiv WesternBlot (ELISA versus WESTERN BLOT tests for diagnostic screening)

Dr Robert is an Hiv Western Blot alot better then reg HIv 1/2 Elisa. Yeah I had My Dr run them both... Read more »

Pregnancy with indeterminate western blot test (PREGNANCY WITH INDETERMINATE WESTERN BLOT)

Thank you so much for your information and support. I just found out today that my second test... Read more »
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U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Donor Screening Assays for Infectious Agents and HIV Diagnostic Assays

...EIA Serum / Plasma Donor Screen Bio-Rad Laboratories Blood Virus Division Redmond, WA US License 1109 4/25/1990 Human T-Lymphotropic Virus Types I & II (Anti-HTLV-I/II Assay) Tradename(s) Format Sample Use ... Read more »
New York State Department of Health AIDS Institute

Diagnostic, Monitoring and Resistance Laboratory Tests for HIV

...HIV-2. AIDS 1994;8:S85-S93. Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS). Proposed WHO criteria for interpreting results from Western blot assays for HIV-1, HIV-2, and HTLV-1/HTLV-II. Wkly Epidemiol Rec 1990;65:281-283. Louie M, Louie L,... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

...become more widely available to other test sites. The detuned test, which is used only after HIV antibodies are confirmed by a Western Blot test , can determine if the HIV infection is recent (within the last six months), which may be useful... Read more »
The Well Project

Myths About HIV

...usually been done two or more times. Before a positive antibody test result is reported, it is confirmed by another test called a Western Blot. According to the CDC, the combined accuracy of the antibody test plus the Western Blot is greater than... Read more »
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Western Blot Test

Posted by yes1, 4 Replies
...What is the accuracy of the Western Blot at 7, 8, 9, and 10 weeks? Read more »

NOT A MYTH

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...lymphangitis that required antibiotic treatment. The man who received the punch (patient B) was known to be infected with HIV-1, human T lymphotropic virus type 1 (HTLV-1), HBV, and HCV, but patient B declined all treatment. Six months... Read more »

How much more sensitive is EIA than Western Blot?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
At detecting early infection? Read more »

Western Blot Test

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I have just been told by my doctor that my screen test for HIV came back positive but the Western Blot Test was indeterminate. Does anyone know what my chances are of having this "False Positive" turn out to be nothing? I have already Read more »